Patient Safety, An Issue of Surgical Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455739370, 9781455743162

Patient Safety, An Issue of Surgical Clinics, Volume 92-1

1st Edition

Authors: Juan Sanchez
eBook ISBN: 9781455743162
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455739370
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 14th September 2012
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Description

Guest Editor Juan Sanchez reviews articles in Safe Surgery for the general surgeon. Articles include iatrogenesis: the nature, frequency, and science of medical errors, risk management and the regulatory framework for safer surgery    medication, lab, and blood banking errors, surgeons' non-technical skills, creating safe and effective surgical teams, human factors and operating room safety, systemic analysis of adverse events: identifying root causes and latent errors, information technologies and patient safety, patient safety and the surgical workforce, measuring and preventing healthcare associated infections, the surgeon's four-phase reaction to error, universal protocols and wrong-site/wrong-patient events, unconscious biases and patient safety, and much more!


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455743162
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455739370

About the Authors

Juan Sanchez Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Surgery, Saint Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT, USA